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Boeing 787 battery fire was difficult to control

March 7, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, Joseph Kolly, director National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Office of Research and Engineering, holds an fire-damaged battery casing from the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner that caught fire at Logan International Airport in Boston, at the NTSB laboratory in Washington. An investigation of a battery...

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Facebook brings a more personal touch to News Feed

March 7, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2013. Zuckerberg on Thursday unveiled a new look for the social network’s News Feed, the place where its 1 billion users congregate to see...

Measure would create liability for addictive drugs

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Nevada Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, listens to testimony in committee at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Segerblom introduced a measure that would allow patients who experience adverse side effects due to an...

Man held without bail in NY couple’s deadly crash

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Pennsylvania State Police, along with New York City police officers, transport Julio Acevedo, 44, from the State Police Barracks in Bethlehem, Pa, Wednesday night, March 6, 2013, to the Lehigh County Prison. Acevedo was wanted by the New York City Police in...

Ads out of closet, into mainstream with gay themes

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image from video shows an image from a Kindle Paperwhite commercial featuring a young woman on a beach vacation lounging next to a young man, waiting for their husbands, shown in the background at the bar. Welcome to the latest in gay imagery in...

Volunteer killed by lion at Calif. animal park

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This 2012 photo provided by KFSN-TV shows a 4-year-old male African lion named Couscous at Cat Haven, a private wild animal park in Dunlap, Calif. Authorities say the lion killed a female intern-volunteer on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Cat Haven, where the...

Senator launches lengthy debate to block CIA pick

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, CIA Director nominee John Brennan, testifies before a Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Democrats push for quick confirmation vote on John...

House votes to prevent March 27 federal shutdown

March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, leaves the chamber after Republicans passed legislation through the House to ease the impact of $85 billion in short-term cuts and prevent a government shutdown later this month, on Capitol Hill in Washington,...

Chavez death: Venezuelans in US hopeful of change

March 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2006 file photo released by Cuba’s Communist daily newspaper Granma, Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro, right, and Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez hold hands as Castro recuperates from surgery in Havana, Cuba....

Snow storm barrels through Midwest to Mid-Atlantic

March 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

An El train runs through Chicago’s downtown loop as a snow storm passes through the region Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Chicago was hit Tuesday by a storm expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow in the area before the end of the day — the most since...